Brief Children of Immigrants: 2011 State Trends Update
Devlin Hanson, Margaret Simms
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From 2006 to 2011, the number of children age 0 to 17 with at least one immigrant parent grew by 1.5 million children, from 15.7 to 17.2 million. They account for nearly one-quarter of all children in the United States. This brief highlights national and state level information, using data from the 2010 and 2011 American Community Surveys.
Research Areas Social safety net Immigrants and immigration Children and youth
Tags Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Immigrant communities demographics and trends Kids in context Families with low incomes